The City of Boulder City Building & Safety Division provides standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures and certain specifically regulated equipment within the city.
Goals and strategic issues include improving the efficiency and customer service in the Community Development Department's Building & Safety Division through the following actions:
- Reducing the backlog of pending projects - Reviewing projects in a timely manner - Restructuring the Department's document processing and storage - Improving inspection quality through continuing education - Adopting new building-related codes which are compatible with other local jurisdictions
Current Code Editions in Effect for the City of Boulder City**
- 2013 Boulder City Building Administrative Code - 2012 International Residential Code - 2012 International Building Code - 2011 National Electrical Code - 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code - 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code - 2012 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code - 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
**Permit applicants have the option of requesting that the 2009 IRC, 2009 IBC, 2008 NEC, 2009 UPC, 2009 UMC and the 2009 SNPC be applied in lieu of the newly adopted codes through June 30, 2014. Starting July 1, 2014, the above listed code editions will be the sole version used to review plans for permit approval.
The Building & Safety Division is in the process of filing all permanent address files electronically. Please bear with us as we undertake this very large project, as it will take months to complete. To see if a particular property has been scanned, please click on the following link http://weblink.bcnv.org:81/publicweblink/Browse.aspx?startid=1. Follow the instructions found in the file at the bottom of this page entitled "Accessing a Permanent Address File Online.pdf."
Frequently Asked Questions
Please open the document entitled "Frequently Asked Questions.pdf" for a list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding permitting and inspection activities.